El Kadda Modern Britch school

Type K-12 school
Location Egypt - El Minia
Date 2015
Site area 3,468 m2
Total floor area 3,408 m2
Storeys Bs+Gr+3
Structure Concrete
Estimated cost 15,000,000 EGP
Situation In operation

Scope of services

Scope of services
- Master planning
- Architecture
- Landscape
- Interior
- Programming
- Structure
- M E P
- Management

In this school project in such hot climate area in Upper Egupt like El Minia, designer tried to decrease the heat loads of the building by using external double walls of hollow clay blocks and heat insulation fibers in between, in the same time, vertical brick sun breakers were put in front of widows on an inclined angle for east and west elevations.
The external double walls enabled designing flexible facades with long vertical and horizontal openings. Sun brakers also are used as architectural aesthetic elements in facades using joyful colors. The school has already started in operation in september 2015.


 

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